Following are YEAR LONG positions available for both AmeriCorps and VISTA positions, listed alphabetically by city. AmeriCorps positions begin in Fall 2019. VISTA positions begin in January 2020. At the end of each listing is a notation as to whether the position is for AmeriCorps (direct service) or VISTA (indirect service).
Full Time Positions
The VISTA for Montana College Access Network (MCAN) will further the mission to support, serve, and enhance MCAN’s affiliate members in their efforts to increase post-secondary participation and completion for all Montanans. The VISTA will designing and support a membership campaign and seeking out and assist with potential grant funding opportunities. Specifically, The VISTA will assist in identifying and engaging entities in the area who work with children as potential coalition members; identifying potential funding sources for the coalitions work, and assist coalition founders with establishment work such as mission statements and strategic plans. (Indirect/VISTA) Apply here!
The AmeriCorps Leader will support the AmeriCorps team with engaging students in school and after school academic mentoring Legion Oasis. The team will deliver college access curriculum such as financial literacy workshops, FAFSA support, and facilitate a summer nudging program encouraging post-secondary enrollment at high schools and for recent high school graduates. The Institute for Educational Opportunities at Montana Tech is a consortium of programs developed to provide K-12 and college students with the tools and support they need to achieve success in higher education. (Direct/AmeriCorps) Apply here!
The AmeriCorps Leader will support the AmeriCorps team with engaging students in school and after school academic mentoring at Browning Public Schools, Heart Butte Schools, Cuts Wood Schools and Blackfeet Community College students. Provide academic mentoring, and provide opportunities for youth and college students to engage in civic engagement with projects including community clean up, restorations of playgrounds, cultural activities and more. The team will support the Summer Bridge Program encouraging post-secondary enrollment at high schools and for recent high school graduates. They will recruit and support college students as college positive volunteers to strengthen service projects and college access programming, assisting with and participating in required national days of service projects, and engaging students in community service projects to encourage civic and community engagement. (Direct/AmeriCorps) Apply by contacting us about next steps here!
VISTA member will pursue development of the ‘Campus Task Force.’ This Task Force will provide campus career development centers with a wage negotiation toolkit to empower female students to earn equal pay for equal work as they enter the workforce. The Campus Task Force will educate their peers and campus staff about the gender wage gap and what they can do to eliminate it. The VISTA will also support day-to-day outreach, communication and marketing of the Task Force and the collective work of the group. (Indirect/VISTA) Apply here!
UM Partner with Place: Working on the UM campus, build institutional capacity to support high impact practices for student success by helping to develop mechanisms for a campus-wide sustainable internship program and service learning program; conduct a campus survey to map current assets and resources in support of internships and service learning; research and present models for training and supporting campus departments that engage students in internships and service learning programs; and support campus and community partnerships for internships and service learning experiences. (Indirect/VISTA) Apply here!
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can these positions help with paying for college? Absolutely! Many of our vistas take advantage of our education award program to help pay for their education.
- Do you work with disabilities? Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.
- Will the skills I learn be relevant to my career? Members apply their skills and knowledge to serious social problems and discover previously untapped strengths. If you’re interested in social work or hearing more about how serving can help you grow in your career, click here.